A cardiology professional examines and treats illnesses associated with the heart and blood vessels in the cardiovascular system. Patients are also given information about their heart disease risk factors and advised on what treatments and procedures they should undergo.Children's cardiologists diagnose and treat heart complications in children as a specialized field within cardiology.
Generally, interventional cardiologists are cardiac surgeons skilled in treating, diagnosing, and performing cardiac catheterizations, angioplasty, and stentings.